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Discover the Latest Innovations in Microsoft Endpoint Manager: March 2021 Edition

What’s New in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2103 (March) Edition
Introduction to Microsoft Endpoint Manager
Microsoft Endpoint Manager is a unified platform for managing the secure and compliant devices and user identities throughout the entire life cycle of the device. It is the combination of Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager, both of which have been integrated into the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. This integration simplifies the deployment and management of Windows 10, Office 365, and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS).What’s New in Microsoft Endpoint Manager 2103 (March) Edition?
Microsoft Endpoint Manager 2103 (March) Edition includes several new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.Device Management Enhancements
Windows Autopilot:
Windows Autopilot is a Windows 10 feature that enables IT to quickly provision new devices without having to manually configure them. This version introduces several enhancements, including the ability to automatically upload user data to a device after the user completes the out-of-box experience. This allows for a more seamless transition for the user as they start up their new device.Intune App Protection Policies:
Intune App Protection Policies help IT admins protect corporate data in managed apps. This version introduces support for the Conditional Access App Control feature, which allows IT admins to enforce certain policies, such as requiring a secure PIN to access corporate data, when a user attempts to access a managed app from an unmanaged device.Windows 10 updates:
This version introduces support for the Windows 10 21H1 update. This includes new features such as the Integration of Windows Hello and Windows Defender Credential Guard, which provides an extra layer of security by protecting user credentials. In addition, support for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is included, which allows organizations to streamline their virtual desktop deployments.Endpoint Security Enhancements
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP):
Microsoft Defender ATP helps protect against zero-day threats and advanced attacks. This version introduces several enhancements to Microsoft Defender ATP, including the ability to detect and respond to threats in real-time, and the ability to perform automated investigations and remediations with the help of machine learning.Microsoft Cloud App Security:
Microsoft Cloud App Security helps IT admins protect corporate data in cloud applications. This version introduces several enhancements, including the ability to detect and respond to suspicious activities in real-time, as well as the ability to perform automated investigations and remediations.Identity and Access Management Enhancements
Azure Active Directory (AAD):
Azure Active Directory helps IT admins manage user identities and access to corporate resources. This version introduces several enhancements, including the ability to automate user provisioning, as well as the ability to easily manage multi-factor authentication for users.Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA):
Azure MFA helps IT admins protect user identities and access to corporate resources. This version introduces several enhancements, including the ability to easily manage user authentication with the help of machine learning. In addition, support for the Azure AD Conditional Access App Control feature is included, which allows IT admins to enforce certain policies when a user attempts to access a managed app from an unmanaged device.PowerShell Support
Microsoft Endpoint Manager 2103 (March) Edition introduces several PowerShell cmdlets to help IT admins automate the deployment and management of Windows 10, Office 365, and EMS. This includes cmdlets to register and unregister devices, deploy applications, perform device compliance checks, and more.

Conclusion
Microsoft Endpoint Manager 2103 (March) Edition introduces several new features, enhancements, and bug fixes that help IT admins easily manage and secure corporate devices and user identities. With the introduction of PowerShell cmdlets, IT admins can now automate the deployment and management of Windows 10, Office 365, and EMS, helping to save time and resources.

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